California Health and Human Services

master plan for aging


Recognizing that California’s over-65 population is projected to grow to 8.6 million by 2030, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order calling for the creation of a Master Plan for Aging to be developed by October 1, 2020. The Master Plan will serve as a blueprint that can be used by state government, local communities, private organizations and philanthropy to build environments that promote an age friendly California

Master Plan for Aging – Fall 2019 Update

MPA Meetings Calendar



Tell us what you would like to see in the Master Plan to collectively build an age-and disability-friendly California:

Master Plan for Aging Engagement Activities

Stakeholder Feedback

Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meetings


Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee is a diverse group of 34 stakeholders with varying expertise and experiences, who will help develop components of the Master Plan, and will advise the California Health and Human Services Agency and the Cabinet-level Workgroup on Aging in the development of the Master Plan. Click here to view the charter.

Meetings of the Committee are open to the public. Please note that due to the range of expertise on the Committee and limited time for these meetings, public feedback should be submitted via email. Direct your comments, questions, or suggestions regarding the Stakeholder Advisory Committee to

Reasonable Accommodation:
Any person who wishes to receive meeting materials in an alternative format, requires translation services, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting must make that request at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting date to:

Future Meeting Dates:

  • January 21, 2020: 10:00am-3:00pm at 1414 K Street, Sacramento, CA
  • March 2, 2020:  10:00am-3:00pm at 1414 K Street, Sacramento, CA
  • May 18, 2020: 10:00am-3:00pm at 1414 K Street, Sacramento, CA
  • August 11, 2020: California Department of Social Services, Room 205, 744 P Street, Sacramento, 95814

February 26, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Zoom Webinar

Today’s topic: LTSS Stakeholder Report

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

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Webinar ID: 422 060 892

Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The California Endowment, 1414 K Street, Sacramento

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(New users may be asked to register for a ZOOM account)

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Maya Altman
Health Plan of San Mateo

Jan Arbuckle
City of Grass Valley

Kathryn Barger
County of Los Angeles

Kristina Bas-Hamilton
United Domestic Workers

Donna Benton, PhD
USC Family Caregiver Support Center

Catherine Blakemore
Disability Rights California

Cheryl Brown
California Commission on Aging

Laura Carstensen, PhD
Stanford University Center on Longevity

Janny Castillo
St. Mary’s Center

Bruce Chernof, MD
The SCAN Foundation

Berenice Nunez Constant
AltaMed Health Services

Jennie Chin Hansen
Former CEO of the American Geriatrics Society 

Le Ondra Clark Harvey, PhD
California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies

Craig Cornett
California Association of Health Facilities

Susan DeMarois
Alzheimer’s Association

Peter Hansel

Clay Kempf
Seniors Council of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties

Mercedes Kerr
Belmont Village Senior Living

Darrick Lam
ACC Senior Services

David Lindeman, PhD
Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

Shelley Lyford
Gary and Mary West Foundation

Marty Lynch
LifeLong Medical Care

Jeannee Parker Martin
LeadingAge California

Christina Mills
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers

Kevin Prindiville
Justice in Aging

Jodi Reid
California Alliance for Retired Americans

Rigo Saborio
St. Barnabas Senior Services

Judy Thomas, JD
Coalition for Compassionate Care

Fernando Torres-Gil, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Debbie Toth
Choice in Aging

Nina Weiler-Harwell, PhD
AARP California

Brandi Wolf
Service Employees International Union

Heather Young, PhD, RN
University of California, Davis

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